Charlotte Bobcats

The Knicks’ Rasheed Wallace, right, shoots over the Bobcats’ Bismack Biyombo at the Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, N.C., on April 15, 2013. (Photo by Brock Williams-Smith/NBAE via Getty Images)

Knicks Roll Out The JV In Loss To Bobcats, Rest Big Guns For Playoffs

Gerald Henderson scored 27 points, Kemba Walker had 23 points and a career-high 13 assists and the Charlotte Bobcats defeated a New York Knicks team playing without Carmelo Anthony and a few others 106-95 on Monday night.


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Williams’ 32 Leads Nets Past Bobcats 105-96

Deron Williams had 32 points and six assists, and the Brooklyn Nets strengthened their hold on fourth place in the Eastern Conference by beating the Charlotte Bobcats 105-96 on Saturday night.


The Knicks’ J.R. Smith celebrates during the game against the Charlotte Bobcats on March 29, 2013 at Madison Square Garden. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Smith’s Incredible Roll Continues, Knicks Run Winning Streak To NBA-Best 7

J.R. Smith hasn’t had a run like this since high school. No NBA reserve has in more than two decades.


The Nets’ Deron Williams, right, takes the ball away from the Bobcats’ Bismack Biyombo, middle, at Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, N.C. on March 6, 2013. Also pictured is Brooklyn’s Brook Lopez. (Photo by Kent Smith/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets Turn Tables On Bobcats With Unexpected Third-Quarter Run

The third quarter has been the Brooklyn Nets’ Achilles heel of late. However, on Wednesday night it proved to be their saving grace.


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Report: Nets In Talks To Send Kris Humphries To Charlotte For Ben Gordon

Humphries, in his fourth year with the Nets, is averaging 6.0 points, 6.4 rebounds and 0.5 blocks in just 19.9 minutes per game. The eighth-year player has started in just 20 of the 41 games he’s played in.


Nets interim coach P.J. Carlesimo, right, works his first game against the Bobcats at the Barclays Center on Dec. 28, 2012. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Lopez Posts Double-Double As Nets Pound Lowly Bobcats In Carlesimo’s Debut

Mikhail Prokhorov saw the draining team spirit, the missing will to fight, and decided change was needed. The Brooklyn Nets owner had to like the results in the first game under P.J. Carlesimo.


J.R. Smith #8 of the New York Knicks celebrates a game-winning basket against the Phoenix Suns with teammates James White #4, Carmelo Anthony #7, Steve Novak #16 and Tyson Chandler. (Photo by Barry Gossage/NBAE via Getty Images)

Hartnett: Knicks’ J.R. Smith Is Thriving With Increased Amount Of Responsibility

Without Carmelo Anthony in the lineup, J.R. Smith embraced the role of crunch time go-to guy and delivered another clutch game-winning shot.


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Hartnett: Knicks Firing On All Cylinders Ahead Of Showdown In Miami

The Knicks averted what could have been a devastating loss ahead of their showdown with the Heat. Instead, it was a feel-good victory that can carry into Thursday night’s nationally televised game


The Knicks' Carmelo Anthony calls a play during the game against the Charlotte Bobcats on Dec. 5, 2012 in Charlotte, N.C.  (Photo by Kent Smith/NBAE via Getty Images)

Knicks Lose Melo, But Gut One Out And Stun Bobcats At The Buzzer

J.R. Smith is normally the guy watching Carmelo Anthony hit the game-winning shot, not the one knocking it down. But with Anthony nursing a lacerated finger, the Knicks turned to Smith for the last shot and the eight-year NBA veteran delivered.


LeBron James (Photo by Kent Smith/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: NBA Eastern Conference Preview And Predictions

With the NBA season kicking off on Wednesday, here’s my preview and ranking predictions for the 2012-2013 NBA season. This is how I see the Eastern Conference breaking down, and my season award winners.


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Rothstein Files: 5 Storylines To Watch For During 2012 NBA Draft

The Bobcats sent a major buzz throughout the basketball universe last week by hiring St. John’s assistant Mike Dunlap as their head coach — and don’t be surprised if they make a splash of equal proportions on draft night.


Wally Szczerbiak and Mike Brown

NBA Draft Q&A With Wally Szczerbiak

CBS Sports Network analyst and former first-round pick Wally Szczerbiak joined CBS Local Sports to give perspective as to what the prospects are going through on the biggest night of their basketball lives.


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Rothstein Files: 4 Potential Candidates To Replace Mike Dunlap At St. John’s

Sources have confirmed that the budget at St. John’s is done for the next fiscal year and Lavin will have all of the monetary resources he needs to replace Dunlap on his staff with someone of the highest caliber.


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AP: Bobcats Hire St. John’s Assistant Mike Dunlap As Coach; Lavin ‘Ecstatic’

“The Johnnies basketball family is ecstatic for Coach Dunlap’s opportunity. Mike’s selection as the Charlotte Bobcats’ head coach is a well-deserved honor,” Red Storm head coach Steve Lavin said in a statement.


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Knicks Legend Patrick Ewing Reportedly Set To Interview For Bobcats Job

Patrick Ewing is one of several candidates that the Charlotte Bobcats will interview for their head coaching vacancy, and the Hall of Fame center will meet with team officials next week, said people familiar with the situation.